McArthur River Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
36.0 35.4 35.4 34.9 32.6 30.0 30.2 32.3 35.4 38.0 38.7 37.8 34.7
Mean Min (°C)
25.0 24.8 23.6 20.6 16.8 13.1 12.3 13.5 17.2 21.3 24.2 25.2 19.8
Mean Rain (mm)
212.7 189.8 143.0 33.2 6.5 1.7 2.1 0.3 4.6 20.2 51.2 128.0 778.8
Median Rain (mm)
170.0 162.1 109.2 14.4 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.6 37.2 88.6 669.5
Mean Rain Days
14.1 13.5 10.8 3.4 1.2 0.5 0.3 0.3 0.7 2.1 5.9 9.9 61.8

McArthur River Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
45.0 45.3 42.4 40.0 37.7 35.6 36.2 38.4 40.6 43.7 44.3 46.0 46.0
Low Max (°C)
24.5 25.1 24.8 22.2 20.2 17.7 18.2 20.0 22.9 28.0 28.3 25.8 17.7
High Min (°C)
32.6 30.0 29.3 27.3 25.7 23.7 23.2 23.7 29.5 29.4 29.9 32.3 32.6
Low Min (°C)
16.0 17.0 13.8 7.5 3.2 1.6 1.0 2.7 6.0 9.3 14.5 16.5 1.0
High Rain (mm)
196.4 197.6 124.1 162.2 86.4 15.0 49.0 11.6 48.4 90.6 200.4 122.4 200.4

McArthur River Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
40.0 39.9 38.6 37.5 34.8 32.7 33.0 34.3 37.1 39.8 40.7 41.6 36.0
Low Mn. Max (°C)
31.5 32.1 32.3 31.3 30.1 26.6 27.5 30.4 32.3 35.8 35.8 34.5 33.1
High Mn. Min (°C)
26.2 27.0 25.4 23.1 22.1 17.4 17.5 15.7 22.0 24.4 26.5 27.4 21.9
Low Mn. Min (°C)
22.0 23.0 20.5 17.0 13.0 9.0 8.8 9.3 12.0 16.9 22.1 22.9 17.4
High Rain (mm)
782.3 660.9 562.1 213.6 160.1 18.2 56.6 12.6 89.6 184.6 266.0 435.2 1604.0
Low Rain (mm)
10.1 5.2 5.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 4.4 8.8 293.6

McArthur River Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

McArthur River annual climate

McArthur River Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40°C
3.4 1.7 1.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 5.0 8.8 7.2 25.8
≥ 35°C
19.1 15.9 19.1 16.3 3.8 0.1 0.4 3.7 18.3 27.4 26.8 24.8 169.6
≥ 30°C
28.5 26.0 28.8 28.0 25.7 16.3 17.6 25.6 28.0 29.3 28.5 29.2 298.2
≤ 2°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1
≤ 0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

McArthur River 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
39.4 38.5 37.6 36.7 34.7 32.6 32.5 34.5 37.6 40.0 40.7 40.7 38.8
Low Max
32.2 31.7 32.3 32.9 29.8 26.9 27.0 29.5 33.0 35.6 36.6 34.8 30.2
High Min
26.6 26.2 25.2 23.4 20.7 17.4 16.8 17.7 21.7 24.6 26.7 27.2 25.4
Low Min
23.3 23.3 21.2 17.1 12.4 7.7 7.1 9.2 12.8 17.4 21.5 23.0 12.4

McArthur River Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
39 41 40 39 39 42 38 39 37 39 41 37 38.0
Earliest Entry
1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969
Latest Entry
2022 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2022
Years of Maxima
38 42 41 39 39 42 40 39 36 38 40 37 39.0
Earliest Entry
1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969
Latest Entry
2022 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2022
Years of Rainfall
50 49 49 50 49 50 50 49 49 49 49 47 48.0
Earliest Entry
1969 1969 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968
Latest Entry
2022 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2022

Station Details

MCARTHUR RIVER MINE AIRPORT
Roper-McArthur, Northern Territory
16.4423°S 136.0760°E 40m AMSL
Commenced 1968

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